Phillip Seymour Hoffman Triple Feature
Phillip Seymour Hoffman was a true artist and talented actor. Needless to say, we’re thrilled to see that the Crest Westwood is honoring his creative genius by screening three of his films…including A Late Quartet, Synecdoche, New York, and The Big Lebowski!
Friday, March 7
$12 General Admission (Per Screening)
1262 Westwood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.crestwestwood.com/events
Chinese Cuisine Festival: A Bite of Los Angeles
We are salivating just thinking about a Chinese Cuisine Festival. This weekend and all through next week, take advantage of this amazing opportunity to sample some incredible, regional Chinese foods. Several of the participating San Gabriel Valley restaurants will be serving specials, value combos, secret menu items, and/or smaller sampling menus.
March 7 – March 16
To see a list of participating restaurants, please visit www.laweekly.com/squidink/2014/03/04/the-chinese-cuisine-festival-finally-the-sgv-has-a-restaurant-week
Race & Space in Los Angeles: 16mm Films from 1949-1974
This sounds like a fascinating event. On Saturday, The Echo Park Film Center will be screening several 16mm short films showcasing race and space in Los Angeles. Films explore Los Angeles’ urban slums in 1949, the urban redevelopment of Chavez Ravine in the 1950s, and more.
Saturday, March 8
$5 Suggested Donation
1200 N Alvarado St. (@ Sunset Blvd.)
Los Angeles, CA 90026
For more information, please visit echoparkfilmcenter.org/cinema/schedule.html
Want to learn how to make all your meals for the week in just 2 hours? Yeah. We thought so! This Sunday, head to Surfas for this 3-hour course that teaches you how to cook like a ninja. No cooking experience necessary.
Sunday, March 9
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
8777 W Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
For more information and to reserve your spot, please visit
40th Annual Festival of the Kite
A bit of a trek, but well worth the drive…so pack up the kids for an afternoon of kite flying at the beach. Plus, enjoy games, prizes, food and more.
Sunday, March 9
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
100 Fisherman’s Wharf
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
For more information, please visit